Ankara Looking Into Turkish Cryptocurrency

Turkey appears to have performed a U-turn on its attitude towards cryptocurrencies and has plans to investigate its own national digital currency, the country's deputy...

Turkey Hopeful of Visa-Free EU Travel in 2018

Turkish state media reported on Wednesday that Ankara submitted final files to the EU to obtain visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the Schengen...

EU Slams Turkish Government For ‘Undermining Rule of Law’

Senior EU figures have criticised Turkey's government for "undermining the rule of law" over the re-arrest of the head of the Turkish chapter of...

Crowds Ransack Turkish Cypriot Newspaper Offices

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan was accused of incitement on Monday, after a mob in northern Cyprus ransacked the offices of a newspaper critical...

Turkey Casts Doubt on 2016 Migrant Deal

Turkey has rebuffed any suggestion of an associate membership of the European Union, as its EU minister on Friday warned a 2016 migrant deal...

Arson Attempt at Greek Consulate Building in Smyrna

Unknown assailants tried to set fire to the Greek Consulate building in Smyrna on New Year's Eve, a Kathimerini newspaper report says. The "Emmanouil Kapetanakis" house...

Holy Icons Kept in Hagia Sophia Receive New Life after Restoration

Holly icons from Greek Orthodox churches across Turkey are brought to Hagia Sophia for restoration work in order to be exhibited at a new...

Greek Orthodox Christians of Istanbul Celebrate Epiphany

The Greek Orthodox Christian community in Istanbul led by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew celebrated Epiphany with the traditional blessing of the waters on Saturday. The Ecumenical...

Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew ‘Targeted by Erdogan’s Regime’

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is becoming a target by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s regime, because of his suspected links with Fethullah Gullen and the CIA,...

Aeschylus’ Ancient Greek Drama in Istanbul with Syrian Actresses

One of the most celebrated ancient Greek dramas will be staged in Turkey for the first time, and with the participation of Syrian women...